Top 35 International Organizations and their Headquarter

Dear Readers, here we are providing the Top 35 List of Important International Organizations and their Headquarter Heads of International Organizations. Questions related to International Organizations and their Headquarters & Heads will be asked in all competitive exams like UPSC, SSC, Railway Exams, Bank Exams, IBPS, TSPSC, APPSC exams. We hope, it will help you in entrance exams.

List of Important International Organizations and their Headquarter:

Organization Name

Country

Established Date

Amnesty International

London

1961

Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)

Singapore

1989

Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN)

Jakarta, Indonesia

08.08.1967

Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO)

Washington D.C., USA

1993

Commonwealth of Nations

London

Consumers International

London

1960

Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO)

Rome

16.10.1945

Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation

Ebene, Mauritius

06.03.1997

International Atomic Energy Agency

Vienna, Austria

29.07.1957

International Chamber of Commerce

Paris, France

1919

International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS)

Paris, France

1965

International Court Of Justice

The Hague, The Netherlands

1945

International Hydrographic Organization

Monaco

21.06.1921

International Maritime Organisation

London

1954

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Washington DC, USA

27.12.1945

International Renewable Energy Agency

Abu Dhabi (UAE)

26.01.2009

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

Los Angeles, USA

18.09.1998

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO)

Brussels, Belgium

04.04.1949

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

Paris, France

30.09.1961

Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

The Hague, The Netherlands

29.04.1997

Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

25.09.1969

Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)

Vienna, Austria

Sep-60

South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation

Kathmandu, Nepal

08.12.1985

South Asian Wildlife Enforcement Network (SAWEN)

Kathmandu, Nepal

Jan-11

Transparency International

Berlin, Germany

1993

UN Women

New York, USA

2010

United Nations Childrens’ Fund (UNICEF)

New York, USA

11.12.1945

United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)

Paris, France

16.11.1945

United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

Vienna, Austria

1966

United Nations Organisation

New York, USA

24.10.1945

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

New York, USA

1969

World Bank

Washington DC, USA

Jul-44

 

International Organisations in Switzerland

Organization Name

Country

Established Date

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

Geneva, Switzerland

1964

International Committee of the Red Cross

Geneva, Switzerland

1863

International Labour Organisation

Geneva, Switzerland

1919

International Organization for Standardization

Geneva, Switzerland

23.02.1947

International Organization of Migration (IOM)

Geneva, Switzerland

1951

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

Gland, Switzerland

05.10.1948

International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

Zurich, Switzerland

1919

aMédecins Sans Frontières (MSF) or Doctors without Borders

Geneva, Switzerland

20.12.1971

Universal Postal Union

Berne, Switzerland

09.10.1874

World Economic Forum

Geneva, Switzerland

1971

World Health Organisation

Geneva, Switzerland

07.04.1948

World Intellectual Property Organization

Geneva, Switzerland

14.07.1967

World Meteorological Organisation

Geneva, Switzerland

1950

World Trade Organisation

Geneva, Switzerland

01.01.1995

Worldwide Fund for Nature

Gland, Switzerland

29.04.1961

 

UNO – United Nations Organization

  • Established on 24 October 1945
  • Headquarters: New York City, USA
  • Membership: 193 member states, 2 observer states
  • Secretary General – Antonio Guterres
  • Deputy Secretary General – Amina J. Mohammed

 

WTO – World Trade Organization

  • Founded: 1 January 1995
  • Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland
  • Director General: Roberto Azevedo
  • Membership – 164 member states

 

WHO – World Health Organization

  • Established on 7 April 1948
  • Headquarters – Geneva, Switzerland
  • Director General – Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
  • World Health Day – 7 April 

 

World Economic Forum (WEF)

  • Headquarters – Geneva, Switzerland
  • Head – Klaus Schwab
  • Founded on – 1971

 

WIPO – World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO Also called OMPI)

  • Formation – July 14, 1967
  • Headquarters – Geneva, Switzerland
  • Director General – Francis Gurry

 

ILO – International Labour Organization

  • Established in 1919
  • Headquarters – Geneva, Switzerland
  • Director General – Guy Ryder
  • Membership – 195 member states

 

United Nations Conference on Trade & Development (UNCTAD)

  • Headquarters – Geneva, Switzerland
  • Head – Mukhisa Kituyi
  • Founded on – 1964

 

WMO – World Meteorological Organization

  • Formed in 1950
  • Headquarters – Geneva, Switzerland
  • Secretary-General: Petteri Taalas
  • President – David Grimes
  • World Meteorological Day – 23 March

 

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

  • Headquarters – Geneva, Switzerland
  • Head – Peter Maurer
  • Founded on – 1863

 

IMF – International Monetary Fund

  • Established on 27 December 1945
  • Headquarters – Washington, USA
  • Managing Director – Christine Lagarde
  • Membership – 189 countries
  • Fund – Special drawing rights (SDR)

 

WBG – World Bank Group

  • Formation – 27 December 1945
  • Headquarters – Washington, USA
  • President – Dr. Jim Yong Kim
  • Membership – 189 states (188 UN countries and Kosovo)

 

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

  • Headquarters – New York, US
  • Head – Anthony Lake
  • Founded on – December 1946

 

United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA)

  • Headquarters – New York, US
  • Head – Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin
  • Founded on – 1969

 

ADB – Asian Development Bank

  • Motto: Fighting poverty in Asia and the Pacific
  • Established on 19 December 1966
  • Headquarters – Manila, Philippines
  • President – Takehiko Nakao
  • Membership – 67 countries

 

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)

  • Headquarters – Beijing, China
  • Head – Jin Liqun
  • Founded on – 4 October 2014

 

New Development Bank (BRICS Development Bank)

  • Headquarters – Shanghai, China
  • Head – K. V. Kamath
  • Founded on – July 2015

 

UNESCO – United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

  • Founded: 16 November 1945
  • Headquarters: Paris, France
  • Director General: Irina Bokova
  • Membership – 195 member states

 

Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development (OECD)

  • Headquarters – Paris, France
  • Head – Jose Angel Gurria
  • Founded on – 30 September 1961 

 

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO)

  • Headquarters – Brussels, Belgium
  • Head – Jens Stoltenberg
  • Founded on – 4 April 1949

 

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)

  • Headquarters – Singapore
  • Head – Dr. Alan Bollard
  • Founded on – 1989

 

UNHCR – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

  • Formation – 14 December 1950
  • Headquarters – Geneva, Switzerland
  • Head – Filippo Grandi

 

IMO – International Maritime Organization

  • Formation – 1959
  • Headquarters – London, United Kingdom
  • Secretary General – Kitack Lim

 

Amnesty International  

  • Headquarters – London, UK
  • Head – Salil Shetty
  • Founded on – July 1961

 

UNHCR – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

  • Formation – 14 December 1950
  • Headquarters – Geneva, Switzerland
  • Head – Filippo Grandi

 

Commonwealth of Nations

  • Headquarters – London, UK
  • Head – Queen Elizabeth II
  • Founded on – 28 April 1949 

 

IAEA – International Atomic Energy Agency

  • Established on July 29, 1957
  • Headquarters – Vienna, Austria
  • Director General – Yukiya Amano
  • Membership – 168 member states

 

United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO)

  • Headquarters – Vienna, Austria
  • Head – Li Yong
  • Founded on – 1966

 

Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)

  • Headquarters – Vienna, Austria
  • Head – Mohammed Barkindo
  • Founded on – 1961-62

 

World Tourism Organization

  • Formation – 1975
  • Headquarters – Madrid, Spain
  • Secretaries General – Taleb Rifai
  • World Tourism Day – 27 September

 

International Olympic Committee (IOC)

  • Headquarters – Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Head – Thomas Bach
  • Founded on – 23 June 1894

 

International Cricket Council (ICC)

  • Headquarters – Dubai, UAE
  • Head – David Richardson (CEO)
  • Founded on – 15 June 1909

 

The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)

  • Headquarters – Zurich, Switzerland
  • Head – Gianni Infantino
  • Founded on – 21 May 1904

 

FAO – Food and Agriculture Organization

  • Established in 16 October 1945
  • Headquarters: Rome, Italy
  • Director General: Jose Graziano da Silva
  • Membership – 194 Member Nations, 2 associate members & the European Union
  • World Food Day – 16 October

 

International Court of Justice (ICJ)

  • Headquarters – The Hague, The Netherland
  • Head – Ronny Abraham
  • Founded on -1945

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